Plans to make an overnight ferry journey the default option for NHS Shetland patients travelling to Aberdeen have been discarded after the health board instead agreed to accept a new deal on fares from airline Loganair.
A teenager who went to the concert to celebrate landing a new job has described how she desperately tried to reunite a young girl with her mother.
A businesswoman suing Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for £25million has claimed the Scottish Government missed an opportunity to stop "bad practice and underperformance" at the development agency.
A woman from Dundee who was found in possession of two bottles of methadone which belonged to someone else has been fined.
Transport and education is top of the agenda for newly elected Shetland Isles Council Leader Cecil Smith.
A man from Wiltshire whose desire to see the Northern Lights resulted in him getting behind the wheel while more than three times over the drink driving limit has been banned from the road for a year.
The owners of the Michaelswood memorial garden in Aith, in Shetland, which had its donations box raided in March are now looking to install CCTV on the site.
Health boards in the north have insisted it will be "business as usual" today after a major cyber attack which hit the NHS over the weekend.
One person has been seriously hurt and two more injured after a helicopter from Shetland crashed off the Norwegian coast.
A serial offender who ran into the face of an oncoming vehicle, violently struggled with police and made nearly 30 nuisance 999 calls has been sent to jail for 20 months.
A group of rowers had a practice to remember on Monday evening when they ended up just metres away from a trio of orcas.
Sentence has been deferred on a 26 year old man whose careless driving resulted in his car colliding with metal railing on Lerwick's Hillhead in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A man has appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of failing to provide breath samples to police in the centre of Lerwick at the weekend.
Shetland Islands Council leader Gary Robinson has lost his seat after five years at the helm.
Police in Shetland are urging members of the public to be vigilant to potential doorstep crime.
The community of Mid Yell has been left without a shop and post office after the Linkshouse Stores unexpectedly closed its doors.
An inter-island Shetland ferry is to be taken out of service from Monday for scheduled maintenance.
A man from Brae who was found in possession of cannabis worth nearly £1,000 has been placed under supervision for 12 months.
The Scottish Government has been urged to consider a joint emergency service control room covering all Shetland's blue light services.
Island patients are having to make too many wasted trips to the mainland, MSPs on Holyrood’s health and sport committee have been told.
‘Saving money by forcing people on a 14-hour ferry instead of a quick flight to Aberdeen not acceptable’
An MSP has insisted that funding must increase for NHS Shetland rather than making cuts to patients' travel.
Here are three stories from Lerwick Sheriff Court that you may have missed this week.
The Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry was forced to turn back tonight after a large wave caused damage to the boat.
A beach in Shetland has been cordoned following the discovery of a grenade close to a group of playing children.
A serial offender who pleaded guilty to making 28 nuisance phone calls to the police has been remanded in custody after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A row has erupted in the Shetland branch of the Conservative Party after a candidate claimed he was put forward for selection without his consent.
There has been a softening in NHS Shetland's stance on its controversial travel policy, which might ultimately result in the health board ditching unpopular plans to make an overnight ferry trip the default option for patients.
A man from Lerwick whose "animalistic" behaviour saw him threaten his neighbours with a knife before assaulting three police officers has been sentenced to more than a year in jail.
A 31-year-old woman appeared from custody in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday on a petition alleging an abduction.
Theresa May has come under renewed pressure to guarantee the rights of EU citizens based in the UK after figures revealed nearly 200 work at the Westminster Parliament.
Coastal walkers in Shetland have been advised to be on their guard after a large section of cliff at Compass Hill collapsed into the sea earlier this week.
A family fundraising effort to thank two charities that have helped accommodate an eight-month-old baby has raised well in excess of £22,000 following a sponsored head shave at the weekend.